Perched on the banks of Betwa River, Orchha is a small yet royal town that amplifies the charm of the state of Madhya Pradesh. A small hamlet of beautiful and amazing architectural marvel, Orchha stands as a testimony to the awesomeness of the Bundela Era. The architecture is the prime attraction that attracts historians into exploring Orchha. Apart from architecture, Orchha is less populated and obviously lesser crowded, making it an ideal place to explore. These things make Orchha a great place to visit as a part of the Madhya Pradesh Tour Package.
Kanha National Park
Being a rich wildlife reserve, Kanha is a major tourist attraction that most people don’t tend to miss on a Madhya Pradesh Tour Package. Housing a plethora of plants and animals this national park is the one that is rightly featured in Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book. Kanha is spread out ver an area of 1,940-sq-kms and is most famous for helping conserve the species of Barasinga (Swamp Deer) in India. The trees of this thick forest are the Sal, Bamboo and Mahua trees. The park is also known for frequent sightings of Tiger, Blackbuck and Peacock. A large variety of birds can also be seen in Kanha National Park making it a popular place to visit in Madhya Pradesh.
Panna National Park
Housed in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, Panna National Park is among the the most well-managed wildlife reserves in the Madhya Pradesh. Panna is also one of the most important abodes for the Royal Bengal Tigers - the National Animal of Indian and is the best national parks to visit in Madhya Pradesh on a Package Tour. Spread in an area of 542.67 sq kms, this national park is also the home to animals like leopard, wild dog, wolf, hyena, sloth bear, chital and chowsingha. The park gives home to over 200 species of birds. The location of the national park is an added advantage as it is situated at a quite proximal to the town of Khajuraho.
Khajuraho can rightly be called the signature of of Indian erotica art. Khajuraho is a complex that is made of 22 different temples, and the temples make Khajuraho an amazing place and a visual treat for any Traveller from any part of the world. The exquisite carvings and the tasteful erotic art are enough to make any human being fall in love with India’s taste and awesomeness in art and sculpting. The temples at Khajuraho are divided into three groups - western group, southern group and eastern group. The Western group of temples have carved a niche for themselves in being a lot more intricate and artistic than the other groups. Khajuraho also houses two lakes. Khajuraho is a fine example of how even a small city or a town can make it among the list of most visited places in India with its uniqueness.
Ujjain is the temple town of Madhya Pradesh, and a city with an amazing maze of streets. An ideal escape for the People who seek spiritual peace, the city has got an aura that is unparalleled to any other City. most of the temples in the city of Ujjain are dedicated to the Shaiva and Vaishnava schools of Hinduism, and these temples are nothing short of peace exuding. The temples at Ujjain are perfect examples of Bundela art and architecture. any temple in Hinduism is bound to be flanked by holy water bodies like tanks or rivers. The holy Bank of River Kshipra is one of the best places to spend time and feel peace in the middle of the Chaos of the city. Ujjain is also famed for celebrating the largest Hindu celebration – Kumbh Mela and makes an ideal destination for religious tourism in Madhya Pradesh.
Sanchi is a fine example of how Madhya Pradesh has found perfect peace between two Karmic religion of Hinduism and Buddhism. Sanchi is a centre of excellence when it comes to Buddhism, and is a boundless among the places to see on a Madhya Pradesh tour package. The word that follows Sanchi in general context is the word stupa. The famous Sanchi Stupa was built by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka The Great. Sanchi has been a Hotspot in every aspect like religion, politics and even trade. Sanchi was an important centre of business where merchants from all over the country converged and traded here, and it was once known by the name Vidisha Giri. to this day, Sanchi stand as an example of how India can balance unity in diversity, right from the days of Emperor Ashoka which was approximately 2000 years ago.
We often talk about India as a land of ancient times, and its history and its Tryst with awesomeness goes way beyond recorded history. One such example of India lineage with history is The Bhimbetka Caves in Bhiyanpura in the Raisen District of Madhya Pradesh that offer a touch of the Prehistoric era of India. These Caves date back to the old stone age or the upper paleolithic era. You can see a lot of aspect like wall paintings, carvings and even undeciphered writing of that is. There are a lot of inscriptions that belong to the different dynasties that have ruled India in different types including but not limited to the Sungas, the Kushanas, and the Guptas. In all the attractions, the caves stand out of the rest, and is an essential part of any Madhya Pradesh tour package.
Cricket enthusiasts would remember Gwalior as a place where Sachin Tendulkar hit his Maiden double century. Even without this aspect, Gwalior is one of the most important cities in India, and has had its importance right from the vedic age. Its importance has never shrunk in history, and has been an important part of the Sepoy Mutiny, and the Indian freedom struggle at large. Even to this day, Gwalior is an important railway junction, a centre of excellence in art and architecture, and also a very important place when it comes to the administrative aspect of Madhya Pradesh. There are too many things around Gwalior that make it an important place in a Madhya Pradesh tour package.
The city of Bhopal, in itself, calls for a separate tour package. Such is the importance of this place in both history and civics. Today this city serve as the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, and is renowned to be a city of Lake. Unlike Bangalore and Hyderabad, this city has retained and preserve all its lakes to this day. This city was called Bhopal in the 11th century at first. It was one place that was incepted to be a city right from the beginning, with sophisticated urban planning and infrastructure. Bhopal is one of the few places in India that brilliantly balances between both its Hindu and Muslim history. It is also Called Bhojpal in the 11th century, today’s Bhopal is a perfect blend of history and urban planning. A rich influence of 19th century Muslim rulers is evident in Bhopal and it surely has gifted this city an identity that overcomes all. Divided into two parts by pair of lakes, this capital city of Madhya Pradesh offers a great opportunity for exploration to any history buff.
Bandhavgarh National Park
Apparently, Bandhavgarh National Park in Umaria District of Madhya Pradesh is the best place to tiger tourism in India. This 446 sq km wildlife reserve is famed for being a large biodiversity. Home to a large number of tigers, Bandhavgarh is like a dream destination that enhances wildlife tourism in Madhya Pradesh. Apart from the tigers, the park is the host to about 250 species of birds, 80 species of aquatic animals and 37 species of mammals. A thrilling place, where you never know what will you spot at the corner of the turn, Bandhavgarh National Park is the highlight of the state of MP.